Boston Public Library (Allen A. Brown Collection) copy half-bound in tan marbled leather and black leather over boards. Binder's spine title and decorative parallel bars in gilt. Front pastedown includes donors' ex libris (bookplate) of the Boston Public Library, identifying copy as the gift of Joshua Bates, received on September 15, 1859. Printed on antique laid papers featuring horizontal chainlines and vertical wire lines. Rear pastedown includes affixed label of the Boston Public Library detailing circulation regulations. Back cover of volume 1 is detached from spine binding. Front cover of volume 2 is detached from spine binding
no copyright or contents pages.
Dalla Volpe, Lelio, 1685-1749, printer; Bates, Joshua, 1788-1864, former owner, donor